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Winter Vacation Pay for New Hires

Winter Vacation Pay for New Hires

CTU members hired by CPS this year received only three days winter vacation pay, instead of their normal four days pay, due to the 11 days of work lost by this year’s strike.

Erroneous notice from CPS RE: uncashed checks

Members might have received a letter from Chicago Public Schools alerting them of one or more uncashed checks that were issued to you (sample notice below). We have reached out to CPS to inquire whether these notices should have been sent and requesting additional...
Take Action: Demand CPS honor our bargain

Take Action: Demand CPS honor our bargain

CPS is illegally reneging on its deal. Our 11-day strike forced CPS to recognize the contributions of its veteran teachers, among other improvements. As soon as CTU members voted to ratify the agreement, however, the district broke our deal and demanded that most of the $25 million be paid in one-time lump sum bonuses rather than be added to veteran teachers’ base salaries, costing them thousands of dollars in salary increases over the course of their careers because their base salaries won’t increase. CPS didn’t want to pay its veteran teachers fairly, and now it’s retaliating against them for being among the longest-tenured and most dedicated workers in our schools.

Use code DVF in Kronos for Flex Day

Use code DVF in Kronos for Flex Day

Teachers at schools that flexed the final PD day over the course of the year have worked the time for the day and do not need to come in to work on Monday, June 24. However, in order to get paid for the day, they will need to enter the code DVF in Kronos. The code is now open for entry by teachers. TEACHERS MUST ENTER THE CODE THEMSELVES. CLERKS ARE UNABLE TO ENTER IT.